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Chicken Pasta Salad


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"a nice pasta salad great for the warmer months"

Serves 8 | Prep Time 10 min | Cook Time 30 min

Why I Love This Recipe

a nice pasta salad to cool you down in the summer


Ingredients You'll Need

1 lb fusilli pasta
2 boneless skinless breasts (about 1 lb)
1 tsp garlic powder
kosher salt
freshly ground black pepper
1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
4 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
2 c halved grape tomatoes
2 c spinach, packed
1/2 c crumbled feta
1/4 red onion, thinly sliced
2 tbsp freshly chopped dill
(for sauce)
1/4 c extra-virgin olive oil
3 tbsp red wine vinegar
1/2 tsp Italian seasoning
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tbsp dijon mustard
kosher salt
freshly ground black pepper


Directions

in large pot of salted boiling water, cook fsuilli according to package directions until al dente; drain and transfer to a large bowl


season chicken breasts with garlic powder, salt, and pepper; in large skillet over medium heat, heat oil; cook chicken until golden and cooked through, 8 min per side; let rest 10 min, then cut into 1" pieces


meanwhile, make dressing: in medium bowl, whisk together oil, vinegar, Italian seasoning, garlic, and mustard; season with salt and pepper


in large bowl with the pasta, toss together all remaining ingredients; pour dressing over salad, toss until coated, and serve


Pairs Well With

any entree


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